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Pops & Drops: Carnival, Boyd Gaming...

Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Boston Scientific and Lorillard popped while Carnival and Boyd Gaming dropped.

POPS (stocks that jumped higher)

Boston Scientific (BSX) popped 5%. RBC analyst Glenn Novarro upgraded the shares to "Outperform" from "Hold," saying the company’s recent restructuring should bolster its profit margins.

Lorillard (LO) popped 2%, The maker of Newport gained after studies found no significant differences in risk for lung cancer in smokers of menthol cigarettes compared to smokers of non-menthol cigarettes. - Seems crazy but that's what happened, says Stephen Weiss.

DROPS (stocks that slid lower)

Carnival Corp. (CCL) dropped 6%. Published reports said that Carnival COO Howard Frank sold 180,000 shares at $42.60 each in late February, leading to speculation that the stock had peaked. - I'd stay away, says Tim Seymour.

Boyd Gaming (BYD) dropped 6%. The company posted a wider than expected fourth-quarter loss disappointing the Street. - The pullback may be an opportunity, says Pete Najarian

Eastman Chemical (EMN) dropped 2%. Deutsche Bank removed the stock from its ‘Short-Term’ buy list. - I'm a buyer at $90, says Guy Adami.

Vivus (VVUS) dropped 11%. Quarterly earning left investors underwhelmed and sentiment was not buoyed by word the company hoped to resubmit a new drug application to the FDA for Qnexa by the end of the year. The first application was shot down in October. - I'd avoid it, says Joe Terranova.




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